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Burg Stahleck

Burg Stahleck 1, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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“youth hostel” (32 reviews)
“great view” (10 reviews)
Burg Stahleck 1, 55422 Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ok, the climb is a bit much, lots of steps from concrete, wooden, stone, sloping rock, but for the most part, there is a handrail. I have a height phobia but did ok, the views are spectacular! There is a break with a bench for...More

Thank Hutch531
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must-visit place when visiting Bacharach. It`s about 10 to 15 minutes walk and hike from the town center to the castle. Enjoy the walk and the view of the beautiful houses along the way. The castle itself has been transformed to a...More

Thank extr3me_84
Reviewed 15 August 2017

There's not a lot to this castle to see in the interior as it is a Hotel, but the exterior and the view from the castle are excellent. Hike up any number of paths from Bacharach below to get there (approx. 10 minutes) There is...More

1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The views are well worth the effort of the walk. It is open from 7am to 10pm for drinks and food although it is really a youth hostel so do not be surprised if the peace is shattered by a group of children coming or...More

Thank JagerPlymouth
Reviewed 12 July 2017

on the terras of this burg you have a wonderfull view over the village Bacharach and the Rhein river

Thank frankmertens
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A better view and a cooler place to stay is hard to find. A beautiful castle with excellent breakfast despite being a hostel. Something you and the children will remember.

Thank Nina G
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked up here when we were doing a town walk around Bacharach and we were pleasantly surprised! It currently functions as a hostel but it's central courtyard is quite picturesque and the views from up here are amazing!! The hike up isn't too long...More

Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The walk up here is nice. The view from the top is even better. I highly recommend getting up there.

Thank Barry F
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This castle sits on the top of the hill of the town of Bacharach. For most people this is an easy hike uphill. We are a senior couple and chose to take it easy. It took us a good 3 hours round trip but it...More

Thank Winston S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is a great place to go and have a cold beer or coffee and just admire the magnificent views of the Rhine.

1  Thank researcher1960
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Elena R
4 May 2017|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no way to the top by car, approximately half of distance is possible by car
Jen K
31 December 2014|
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Response from Carl V | Reviewed this property |
You will find the owner/proprietor, Dirk Scherschlicht on face book. We really enjoyed our stay I Bacharach v